"School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect, so why practice?"
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Billie Joe Armstrong on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Billie Joe Armstrong on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Billie Joe Armstrong on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Billie Joe Armstrong on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Billie Joe Armstrong on George Bernard Shaw
"The things that people do now in sports, you can't even believe. These are complete total athletes. To see what human beings can do in the highest level is amazing."
"I'd love to go to art school. I'd love to learn how to draw. I'd love to be fluent in Spanish. I'd like to be a brain surgeon."
"A lot of punk rock is not going to be in the mainstream. It's below the radar. The beauty of it is that you're not supposed to always know. It's subterranean."
"Set lists are tough because you come up with this structure of how the songs are going to go from one to the next, but at the same time, you have to be spontaneous and take requests and change the set list at the drop of a hat."
"I'm a father. It isn't just my life any more. I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or seeing his father completely smashed."